Milton Borsato

Milton Borsato
Federal University of Technology - Paraná/Brazil (UTFPR) | UTFPR · Programa de Pós Graduação em Engenharia Mecânica e de Materiais (PPGEM)

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Introduction
Milton Borsato holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Parana (1989) in Brazil, Master's degree in Computer Science and Systems Engineering from Muroran Kogyo Daigaku (1993) in Japan, PhD in Production Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (2003) in Brazil, PhD in Advanced Productions Systems Engineering from Muroran Kogyo Daigaku (2016) in Japan and post-doctorate in Production Engineering with emphasis in Integrated Systems for Manufacturing at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (2010, 2013) in the USA, as a Fulbright and CAPES scholar.
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March 1994 - present
Federal University of Technology - Paraná/Brazil (UTFPR)
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Publications (108)
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Purpose This paper aims to develop a method based on artificial intelligence capable of predicting the due date (DD) of job shops in real-time, aiming to assist in the decision-making process of industries. Design/methodology/approach This paper chooses to use the methodological approach Design Science Research (DSR). The DSR aims to build solutio...
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Agriculture is facing increasing challenges due to several factors such as population growth, climate change, and variation of prices practiced by the market. It has been looking for ways to improve profitability and agricultural efficiency through better management control based on information and knowledge generated on the farm in its specific co...
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The intention to improve the performance of the processes involved is considered one of the main guidelines for companies’ competitive advantage. Technological advances help to improve yields, operations, decision making and cost reduction when adopted in their daily processes, and assembly lines are constantly monitored, but the detection of adver...
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Municipal Solid Waste Management is yet to be eco-effectively performed, especially in developing coun-tries. In Brazil, a considerable fraction of waste has been improperly landfilled, generating environmental,social and economic problems. In 2018, the government of the state of Paraná released a revised versionof its waste management plan, defini...
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Agriculture is facing increasing challenges due to several factors such as population growth and climate change. Smart Farming is enabling the use of detailed digital information to guide decisions along the agricultural value chain. New technologies and solutions have been applied to provide alternatives to assist in information gathering and proc...
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Purpose Although organizations have more data than ever at their disposal, actually deriving meaningful insights and actions from them is easier said than done. In this concern, the main objective of this study is to identify trends and research opportunities regarding data management within new product development (NPD) and collaborative engineeri...
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This research aims to develop a solution in the form of a set of guidelines, which allow designers to ensure the quality of the information in the PDP (Product Development Process), provided through PMI (Product Manufacturing Information) annotations. The methodological framework called DSR (Design Science Research) was adopted in the development o...
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In the New Product Development (NPD) process, in addition to the customer’s requirements, it is necessary to consider the other actors that will intervene throughout the product’s life cycle, including the performance of maintenance services. Designing a product with characteristics that facilitate the intervention of services requires that the des...
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Increasing manufacturing efficiency has been a constant challenge since the First Industrial Revolution. What started as mechanization and turned into electricity-driven operations has experienced the power of digitalization. Currently, the manufacturing industry is experiencing an exponential increase in data availability, but it is essential to d...
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Blockchain technology provides secure, reliable and transparent solutions to different challenges arising from the growing need for connectivity presented nowadays. Recent developments in industrial processes sets fertile ground for the application of this technology. Aiming to understand the state of the art of blockchain technology application in...
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The current scenario of the national and international market is marked by increasingly fierce competition and to ensure the survival of organizations, requires companies to develop new products cannot fail regarding cost, quality and time during a project. For this, the decisions that are made during the engineering changes of a product need to be...
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Increasingly, manufacturing companies are focusing their efforts on exploring new markets. This new reality makes them strive for more efficient ways to offer their products at a lower cost and without losing their customization. As a result, the compromise between volume and customization (i.e. mass customization) is necessary and to support these...
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In developing countries, organic waste is commonly dumped in untreated landfills. Brazil has around 3,000 landfills distributed in 1,600 cities. The Brazilian government instituted the National Solid Waste Policy (PNRS), which set the goal of ending the dumping grounds in 2014. However, it was not accomplished. Municipal governments do not have the...
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O Governo brasileiro lançou, em 2010, a Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos (PNRS), com o objetivo de estabelecer diretrizes e normatizar boas práticas de gerenciamento dos resíduos sólidos urbanos. Dentre as metas traçadas, estava a de acabar com os depósitos a céu aberto (lixões) em todos os municípios brasileiros. Contudo mais de um terço aind...
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Industry 4.0 leverages Cyber Physical Production Systems (CPPS) that use IoT (Internet of Things) communication and ubiquitous computing to optimize and integrate synergistically manufacturing processes and industrial business. This increased computational and communication capability allows to dynamically interact with the physical environment pro...
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Advances in technology over last decades have been followed by many challenges of industrial competitiveness at different levels. Production planning and control generally demand too much time to data capture, and it makes it difficult to understand the analysis of the process flow and to obtain satisfactory results. These results can help operatio...
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Cost estimation in the early stages of the product development process is fraught with uncertainties. The conceptual design is characterized by the absence of data, the most critical being costs. Decisions based on incorrect assumptions impact a project significantly and can increase unexpected costs in the future. As there are no structured means...
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Industrial symbiosis, a concept derived from industrial ecology, emphasizes the collaborative and synergic production among industries. The particular focus is on cyclical flows of resources (material, energy, water, and/or by-products), in order to minimize impacts on the environment. In this way, an industry could reuse the discarded resources of...
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Increasing market competitiveness forced industries to seek ways to reduce production costs and increase profitability. Companies operating in different markets face different customer expectations. Thus, it is necessary to develop products that meet the most varied market requirements, without demanding the high investment costs that product custo...
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Current industry practices during the Product Development Process (PDP) still points to the isolation of knowledge domains even with the increase of digitalization. Considering manufacturing process constrains from the beginning of the PDP avoids problems in later stages during the whole product life cycle. Through the application of concepts of th...
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Always looking for innovation and prominence in the labor market, companies from different areas are always aiming to improve issues of development and monitoring of production. Virtualization of existing resources is being widely discussed and solicited by companies as a whole, involving both design and manufacturing sectors. The choice to emphasi...
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Always looking for innovation and prominence in the labor market, companies from different areas are always aiming to improve issues of development and monitoring of production. Virtualization of existing resources is being widely discussed and solicited by companies as a whole, involving both design and manufacturing sectors. The choice to emphasi...
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The early stages of product development are characterized by uncertainties. Designers must deal with challenges that arise unexpectedly in an agile and responsive manner. Expert information systems based on ontological models are a promising approach to capture knowledge and rationale of domain specialists, either for decision making or knowledge r...
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Sustainable supply chain design can be performed using optimisation strategies for minimising environmental impacts while maximising profit. It is not clear how such strategies influence the resilience of a supply chain-its ability to handle disturbances without compromising its function. This research used the ecosystem network analysis (ENA) to e...
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Sustainable supply chain design can be performed using optimisation strategies for minimising environmental impacts while maximising profit. It is not clear how such strategies influence the resilience of a supply chain – its ability to handle disturbances without compromising its function. This research used the ecosystem network analysis (ENA) to...
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Sustainable supply chain design can be performed using optimisation strategies for minimising environmental impacts while maximising profit. It is not clear how such strategies influence the resilience of a supply chain-its ability to cope with disruptions without compromising its function. This research used the ecosystem network analysis (ENA), a...
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The New Product Development Process (NDP) is noticed as a critical factor to maintain the competitiveness in organizations. New products allow us to focus on taking a competitive position. Also, the first and most important reason for any new product development is to provide new value to the customer. In this sense, the Requirements Engineering (R...
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Anthropocentrism and disciplinary research have not led to effective solutions to sustainability problems. A shift is required towards biocentric, transdisciplinarity-based solutions, to mitigate rebound effects and unintended, negative effects. In the field of Sustainable Supply Network Design (SSND), such shift implies on developing resilient sol...
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The highly competitive business environment has been increasing with the advent of Industry 4.0, since the fast-changing market requirements need rapid decision-making to improve productivity. Hence, the smart factory has been highlighted as a digitized and connected production facility, which can use and combine data analytics and artificial intel...
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We are organizing a special session in the 48th Computers & Industrial Engineering (CIE) conference (CIE 48 https://cie48.com/program/special-sessions/) to be held in Auckland, New Zealand on 2-5 Dec. 2018. On behalf of all the organizers, we would like to invite you to contribute to this special session and bring up more in-depth discussion/resear...
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The current trends of waste present a global challenge pursuing sustainability. In response, recycling is broadly recognised as a solid strategy and the proper approach to attenuate the impact on the environment and human society. However, despite the current strides in recycling the remaining amounts of disposed products keep on increasing. Revers...
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Trends in Prognostics Health Management (PHM) have been introduced into mechanical items of manufacturing systems to predict Remaining Useful Life (RUL). PHM as an estimate of the RUL allows Condition-based Maintenance (CBM) before a functional failure occurs, avoiding corrective maintenance that generates unnecessary costs on production lines. An...
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The early stages of product development are characterized by uncertainties and assumption of parameters that directly affect the product and project costs, the development time, and the quality of the manufacturing process. Designers must deal with challenges that arise unexpectedly in an agile and responsive manner. Expert information systems base...
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Global instability can be seen as a reflection of the increasing demand for natural resources and the reduction of personnel expenditures. Yet, this is often associated with industrial systems, whose main objectives are to increase productive capacity and reduce costs. This scenario identifies the need for changes in strategy establishment in the o...
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As supply chains evolve towards optimal performance in economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability, resilience is required to address disturbances while maintaining their functionality. This research contributes to this topic, using enaR-an Ecosystems Network Analysis package for R software-to quantitatively evaluate the resilience of a...
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It is fundamental to adopt a Design for Reliability (DfR) approach at the stage of new product development in order to guarantee the reliability of an item at all stages of its life cycle. The amount of publications about DfR is not very extensive and it is somewhat dispersed. Thus, the main objective of this article is to collect and perform an an...
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Systematic reuse of parts is not often achievable in a sustainable way. The methods associated with the available disassembly technology rarely addresses non-destructive disassembly approach that favor reuse as an end-of-life (EoL) strategy. In this sense, this paper aims to propose a method able to identify best opportunities and thus, focus on th...
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Preprint of an article published in Journal of Industrial Integration and Management, v. 2(1), 2017, 16 pages, DOI: 10.1142/S2424862217500038, © World Scientific Publishing Company, http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscinet/jiim Reverse Logistics Networks (RLNs) have grown in importance after return policies became compulsory. Lately, questions h...
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Recent advances in smart manufacturing open up opportunities in industrial support, specifically in maintenance and physical asset management. This trend allows data collected from machines in operation to interact with cyberspace computers through a communication network, thus forming the concept of cyber-physical systems (CPS). Besides, rapid adv...
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Environmental Sustainability is one of the ‘Grand Challenges’ for manufacturing success in the 21st century. The present article mainly focuses on energy use during the manufacturing steps used for assembling products. In particular, industry still needs systematic and reliable ways to capture information for ultimately accounting for energy effici...
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The rapid increase of waste presents a global challenge pursuing sustainability. In response, recycling is widely recognized as a friendly strategy for the environment and the proper approach to minimize the impact on the environment and the economy. However, the available recycling technology requires raw materials and energy, thus contributing to...
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The rapid increase of waste presents a global challenge pursuing sustainability. In response, recycling is widely recognised as a friendly strategy to the environment and the proper approach to minimise the impact on the environment and the economy. However, the available recycling technology requires raw materials and energy, thus contributing to...
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Given the current competition into markets, it's necessary for companies to monitor their practices and results in order to ensure competitiveness. To survive these challenges and compete successfully, organizations need to monitor processes through key performance indicators (KPIs). Currently, indicators are analyzed in an isolated way within the...
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The Product Development Process (PDP) multidisciplinary aspect, under Concurrent Engineering (CE) principles, leads to overwhelming complexity, where several systems, methods and tools are used in a process with intensive information flow. Nonetheless, the absence of a common language for describing information components, regarding product, proces...
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In the present scenario of search for quality and competitiveness, many companies use digital mockups to analyze performance, manufacturability, maintainability and other characteristics of products. Virtual prototyping, or DMU (Digital Mockup), consists of an environment where one can check products and processes, exchange information and make dec...
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The increase of waste presents a challenge for organizations and societies pursuing sustainable development. In this context, recycling is widely recognized for being a friendly strategy to the environment and the proper approach to effectively manage waste and minimize the negative impact on the environment and the economy. However, since the avai...
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The recent advances in Smart Manufacturing open opportunities in Maintenance and Management of its assets through new support strategies. This trend allows the collection of machine operation data in the shop floor, in order to interact with cyberspace computers through a communication network, therefore enabling the Cyber Physical System concept (...
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The large amount of available design information from different areas has become common in most organizations. Under these conditions, there are difficulties in sharing and reusing knowledge, especially by the fact that this knowledge is available within the company in different formats and locations. Due to this, design engineers often fail to use...
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The Concurrent Engineering (CE) approach was developed in the 1980s, based on the concept that different phases of a product life cycle should be conducted concurrently and initiated as early as possible within the Product Creation Process (PCP). CE concepts have matured and become the foundation of many new ideas, methodologies, initiatives, appro...
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Reverse Logistics Networks (RLNs) have grown in importance after return policies became compulsory. Lately, questions have been raised whether they are as helpful to the environment as possible. Efforts have been conducted to optimize RLNs in terms of their eco-efficiency, minimizing costs and emissions; still, results are not advancing with the ne...
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Reverse Logistics Networks (RLNs) have grown in importance after return policies became compulsory. Lately, questions have been raised whether they effectively decrease environmental impact: efforts to optimize the eco-efficiency of RLNs through minimizing costs and emissions were deployed, but results are not advancing with the necessary speed. Al...
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Os países da UE e dos EUA continuam sendo referência na exploração de novas formas de transformação de matéria prima em produtos de boa qualidade graças ao uso de novas tecnologias de integração colaborativa nos seus processos produtivos. Nesse contexto, o presente trabalho tem como objetivo retratar o estado atual e os mais recentes trabalhos nos...
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This book of proceedings contains papers peer reviewed and accepted for the 22nd ISPE Inc. International Conference on Concurrent Engineering, held at the TU Delft, The Netherlands, July 20–23th, 2015. This is the second issue of the newly introduced series “Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering” which publishes the proceedings of the CE confer...
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Collaborative Engineering is the practical application of collaboration sciences to the engineering domain. Its aim is to enable engineers and engineering companies to work more effectively with all stakeholders in achieving rational agreements and performing collaborative actions across various cultural, disciplinary, geographic and temporal bound...
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Supply chains have become an important focus for competitive advantage. The performance of a company increasingly depends on its ability to maintain effective and efficient relationships with its suppliers and customers. The extended enterprise (i.e. composed of several partners) needs to be dynamically formed in order to be agile and adaptable. Ac...